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right the bridge tonight after hundreds of lights just stopped working. sharon, what is the problem? >> reporter: well, i will let you take a closer look right here. you can tell some of these lights are stuck they simply won't turn off. most of those strands are in the middle of the bridge. it is a nightly show on the bay bridge, 25,000 lights, dance and dazzle from dusk until 2:00 a.m. but if you look closely, you can see hundreds of lights aren't working right. you can't switch them on or you can't switch them off. >> it is sad, a city like san francisco, so adept with technology, can't make a couple lights go right. >> reporter: regular maintenance, eliminated a problem that peaked in mid-may. organizers are troubleshooting. they are doing visual inspections, studying data from the computer brain in the center anchorage and examining
weather patterns. the bay bridge, it may look still from the ground but it is constantly vibrating and subject to salty air from the bay and you know rain and fog, so, it is a pretty harsh environment for electronic and data exempt to live. >> reporter: the $8 million privately funded project still needs $1.5 million to run through may 2015. if you are going to give now may be a good time to donate. >> we have a maintenance budget but it may be that is inadequate for this first wave of challenges. >> reporter: many came to see the light show. >> more sad than anything. bring them back to what they are supposed to be or take them off. >> it doesn't take away that much it still looks great. >> me and my little brother were thinking colorthen you come here and they are broken.
>> reporter: okay these are optimal viewing conditions in terms of seeing the one that is are stuck. parts of the strands there that is what the folks from alameda saw, the little kids and parents came specifically to see the light show and were disappointed because the lights weren't working properly liz. >> it is still very beautiful, remarkable what they were able to do fascinating to thing about all the theories behind why they may not be working from vibrations to strange weather patterns these are very delicate sounds like. >> absolutely and could be any combination of that. they will do the research once they do figure out what is going on if they do need to turn off the lights, let the public know ahead of time. >> thank you. we learned tonight, police arrested two teens for the murders of two other san jose teens. 15-year-old christian and 16- year-old johnson, they were both shot late last month.
police think 19-year-old mathew clifford and an unnamed 17-year- old pulled the trigger. detectives have not released a motive but are saying those killings do not appear gang related. >> women who jog on a trail in palo alto should be on the lookout for a violent creep. one victim said she was running through the bay lands preserve when a man started following her when she stopped he attacked. help was nearby. >> cyclist road up on her as this person was attempting to drag her off the trail and intervened and with the victim's assistance they got this guy out. >> the woman wasn't hurt later another woman told police a man matching the description was following her an hour earlier. >> as if oakland police didn't have enough to deal with these days summer brings more of these. joe tells us, police have come
up with a plan to deal with it joe. >> reporter: ken, we are talking about side showafter a triple shooting at one this weekend the chief is vowing a crackdown. this video on youtube shows the moments just before the horror. a large crowd looks on as car after car performs donuts and other stunts, in the middle of the intersection of 106th street in east oakland but the side show took an awful turn 2:30 a.m. witnesses say a party bus started trying to drive through the middle of the show the crowd got increasingly angry and started hurling rocks witnesses say they saw a handle with a gun the hand started shooting 25-year-old woman standing by a car was shot in the head and critically wounded. two other men were also shot their wounds are not life threatening. >> violence obviously adds to
the situation we can't afford for it to grow any more. >> reporter: the chief says starting this weekend oakland police department will deploy, crime reduction teams in areas known for side shows. they can happen any where remember this display on 880, cars blocked the highway for a short while on a saturday afternoon when side shows happen at night some residents complain the cops take too long to arrive. >> it is not fair to say we don't respond timely. that is due to our staffing we have on friday and saturday nights. >> reporter: now they are planning on deploying teams but just to give you an idea of the challenge they face here in oakland there have been 17 shootings from friday morning to this morning. 17 and not to mention they are still struggling to answer 911 calls with an under staffed police department.
all right, and as for that high profile side show that stopped traffic on the nemitz back in february, they have not tracked them down. there are some bad berries health officials say bags of towns end farms, frozen berry mix, from costco are linked to illnesses nationwide. costco recalled the berries. no longer all fun and games, at zinga. laying off 520 employees, 18% of the work force. it is also reportedly, closing offices in l.a., new york and dallas. they created the popular games farmville and words with friends, but it has had a tough time breaking into the mobile market. >> transition to mobile,
hurting and challenging all internet companies has been huge. people aren't using their phones to buy things on their games and play the games as much and doesn't spread as fast. cuts are expected to save them between 70 and $80 million. today's news sent shares tumbling their stock price is down 70%. the big wild fire in southern california won't be fully contained for another week it burned 46 square miles, roughly the size of san francisco and only 40% contained, so far it cost almost $3 million, but there is good news, 3,000 people are being allowed back into their homes and cooler weather and helping firefighters. this have already been 2,000 wild fires this year, 60% more than last year and 90% more than an average year. how strong are those tornadoes we have been showing
you out of oklahoma. take a look. the semi tractor trailer rig tossed around like a toy, at the mercy of an ef-3 tornado, a storm chaser, took that video, on an oklahoma highway last friday. he is okay but 13 people died, and more are missing, 3 victims are other storm chasers and researchers who track violent storms for a living. coming up, the new shame campaign to get people to pick up their trash. your neighbors will never know you ratted them out. bay area tycoon's lavish wedding comes back to bite him. punishment for what he did to a popular tourist spot. burn out quiz. hottest day in my seven-day forecast will be the hottest day since last summer and just got hotter. details coming up.
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climber on el capitan yester two accidental deaths marred a busy weekend in yosemite. falling rock killed a british climber his climbing buddy knocked it loose and the search is on hold for a sacramento man who went over nevada falls he was swimming when he was swept away in a swift current his body has not been recovered park rangers say he could not have survived. there have been four accidental deaths at the park this year. we have heard of campaigns to get people to pick up their trash but do they work? one guy thinks he has a better solution and your messy neighbors will never know you ratted them out. kristin. >> reporter: that's right. we all know dumping is a problem not just here in oakland as you can see but globally. creator of this website, literati.org wants to turn it into a social networking sport. he believes the border along
east oakland's park might be the most blighted sections of this city. >> it is just a dumping ground. >> reporter: traditional anti litter campaigns have not had an impact. >> soaking up some rays, dirtying up the ground. >> i am just opening instagram. >> reporter: a social media, campaign called litterati.org. >> take photograph and tag it. >> reporter: you find trash, you instagram it. with location. pick up the trash and toss it and the website tracks it virtually. the photo is added to their digital landfill and the site collects information about the most frequently dumped trash, cigarettemost frequently tossed brands from starbucks to
mcdonald's. >> open up a conversation with companies and say perhaps there is a way we can work together because clearly your products are making their way to our playgrounds and rivers. >> reporter: he wants to understand which areas need more solutions for dumping. >> i don't think we have enough places to throw away trash. i think the piece is really, one of the most cool, social networking pieces that can really help us create an educational, dream, clean, litter program. >> it will take a long time to get there, one piece at a time we can do it. >> again the site is litterati.org not.com. they have been teaming up with schools and company's like whole foods and its creator says although this may not be the end all be all it is a step in the right direction. currently, they are getting
100 instagram postings a day and growing. clothing boutique busted for counterfeits. police confiscated more than 400 items from nicki's european fashions these piles of handbags, watches and jewellery were all falsely labeled as authentic brands. under cover investigators working for the luxury brands discovered the knock offs and alerted police. so far no arrests but prosecutors are looking into possible charges. a tech billionaire is paying dearly for his lavish wedding in big suffer. sean parker got married saturday on a movie like set in the woods complete with fake ruins problem is he built it all in a protected area, without proper permits.
parker has agreed to a $2.5 million settlement, with the california coastal commission that will go towards hiking trails and conservation grants. >> good the money is going to a good cause to keep that area gorgeous and it couldn't have been a better time to see it than this weekend and next weekend. >> good day for a $10 million wedding too. is there a bad day for a $10 million wedding? >> i don't think so. one saturday in the mid-90s away from the water, this saturday, in the triple dings. behind the struggling bay lights, we will all wake up cloudy, redwood city, 52, livermore, 53. mill valley, micro climate stop had the pleasure of stopping by, strawberry hill elementary.
awesome first graders. sunshine high of 70, wednesday, milder, 73. temperatures down from where we were over the weekend on shore flow is back all that cloud cover, working its way back inland. same ridge of high pressure that gave us the heat over the weekend, sagged south and now on shore flow is back we live next to the world's largest refrigerator. when we get a flow from there it will be chilly when we get the opposite flow, offshore wind, we get hot we will get even hotter than last weekend because high pressure will be stronger endeucing more of the off -- inducing more of the offshore flow. clouds coming in tonight, afternoon sunshine temperatures kept down by the on shore flow. thursday we heat things up next weekend likely hotter than the one we just had concord, 78, san jose, 75, afternoon sunshine, high of 72. close to 80 for pleasant hill,
livermore, pleasonton, 79. alameda, 65, downtown san francisco, 66 degrees. warmer thursday and friday, look at saturday, 101 now, looks like we will be in the -- 101.5, sounds like a radio station. very hot this weekend. >> ken likes that. >> swimming pool weather. >> get in the pool if you can. well, it is monday, june, if you didn't want to go to work today, it is easy to understand why. >> pool weather. how do you tell when it is time for a vacation and when it is time to move on for good. susie saw with the burn out quiz. >> in this economy you want to always be turning in your number one performance. >> reporter: amy has been working at pie town productions in north hollywood for 7 yearas much as she enjoys her job.
>> it is supposed to get in tomorrow morning. >> reporter: there are times when things can get overwhelming. >> we are dealing with deadlines. >> reporter: stress of projects, works her overtime. >> all hell breaks loose. we are trying to throw shows together in half the time we did before. >> reporter: with economy still on the rebound. >> expectations grow, budgets don't grow. >> reporter: many employers are forced to do more with less. >> people have to wear many hats, and basically work incredibly hard. >> reporter: producing more workers stressed out and burnt out. >> recent gallup poll shows 80% of all employees, report some form of work place stress. >> reporter: adam tim believes, employers need to be on the lookout for telltale signs of employees, on the brink of burn out. >> maybe a short temper, frustration, at the slightest
thing. >> reporter: here are questions to ask yourself, do you lack energy to go to work most days? persistent trouble concentrating? feeling ambiguous about your role. another warning sign, feeling detached and isolated from coworkers. experts says the important to commit to taking your breaks even if it just means stepping away from your desk and your technology. back at pie town productions cofounders, jennifer and tara, believe the most important thing they can do for employees is respect their personal hours. >> we encourage people to work smarter not harder, and to get home at a reasonable hour. >> reporter: while employees are at work maintaining a friendly work environment, pets are welcome to tag along. >> five or ten minute break, destressing with dogs works. >> reporter: employees are encouraged to make hair offices their -- their offices their own. >> keeps spirits up.
apparently.. it has some powerful anti- aging benefi. d hundreds of if you don't already use sun screen here is another good reason to start. it has powerful anti aging benefits a new study tracked hundreds of people for four years and found it slowed the skin aging process by 24% in daily users even people in their early 50s saw results. >> as of now the count down to labor day still on we will keep you posted about the new bay bridge. ,,,,,,,,
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